Patience (Robbie’s favourite pupil – he says he’s got a lot of time for her…)
At first glance, a collection of words randomly selected from an English dictionary. In fact, perhaps this is how they were chosen, as they are all names of children in schools we coach at. The list could go on and on – God, Gasoline, Rock, Chromasome, Nimrod, Happy Donut (honestly!), various days of the week such as Tuesday and Friday. Even Night, which never failed to amuse me when she did well in class…”Good, Night”.
I was in town one lunchtime when a proud dad introduced me to his little boy Arshavin! He was born shortly after Andrey Arshavin’s heroic four goal haul for Arsenal against Liverpool a few years ago…
* See also part 2 of Ugandan names.